PLF's Timothy Sandefur discusses The Conscience of The Constitution on C-SPAN's Book TV

December 27, 2014 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

A few days ago, I spoke at the National Constitution Center about my book, The Conscience of The Constitution, and about my argument that the Constitution’s central principle is liberty–not the power of the government to impose its will on us. Joining me on stage was Prof. Kermit Roosevelt, and the moderator was the National … ...


Challenging the Dogma of Deference

October 09, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Our Constitution includes several ingenious mechanisms for protecting individual rights—checks and balances, the separation of powers, federalism, enumerated powers, the Bill of Rights. Central to these was the idea of an active and independent judiciary, which would contribute its part by balancing the other branches and ensuring the legality of ...


PLF's Timothy Sandefur joins Diana Hsieh on "Philosophy in Action" on Wednesday

September 30, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

I’ll be on Diana Hsieh‘s online radio show and podcast “Philosophy in Action” on Wednesday at 6pm Pacific Time to discuss the right to earn a living, occupational licensing, and other matters of constitutional and philosophical import. You can listen live here, or download the podcast here. … ...


How government stifles our innovators

May 30, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Last month, I gave the David Saurman Provocative Lecture at San Jose State University, about how licensing restrictions, and particularly CON laws, bar innovation and entrepreneurship. I focused in particular on my recent litigation against Missouri’s licensing law. You can watch my talk here. (I can’t link it directly, so you’ll ...


The Right to Earn A Living in Sacramento tomorrow evening

January 25, 2012 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

I’ll be speaking to the Students for Liberty Sacramento chapter tomorrow at 7:30 pm at the Tower Bridge Bistro in Sacramento. I’ll speak about the right to economic freedom, including PLF’s latest economic liberty lawsuit. All are welcome, but please RSVP by calling (916) 515-6267 or learn more by clicking here. … ...


Freedom Daily’s George Leef reviews The Right to Earn A Living

January 11, 2012 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

George Leef of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, reviews The Right to Earn A Living over at Freedom Daily. (The review ran in September, but I only just learned of it.) … ...


PLF’s Timothy Sandefur talks with KOGO’s Chris Reed about taxis and economic freedom

November 02, 2011 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

I was on San Diego’s AM 600 KOGO with Chris Reed to talk about economic liberty and taxi regulation, a subject I blogged about the other day, and which also sparked this excellent op-ed by former San Diego City Council member Larry Stirling. You can listen to the interview here—my segment starts at about 18:00. … ...


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Worm poop is…a pesticide?


Author: Timothy Sandefur George Hahn is an entrepreneur who had an idea for a different kind of garden fertilizer—one made out of, yes, worm poop. Or “worm castings,” as they’re called in the trade. Worm castings are a natural component of all healthy garden soil, and gardeners have long known that worms play a crucial … ...